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2012-05-21 06:26:30

DALLAS, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EchoStar Corporation and Troppus Software announced today John Fisher, CTO & CSA, Troppus Software; VP Product & Technology, EchoStar Corporation, is participating as a speaker at CONNECTIONS(TM) at TIA, June 5-7, at the Gaylord Texan. Mr. Fisher will participate in the session "The Evolution of Customer Care: Technical Support and Beyond" on Tuesday, June 5, 11:15 A.M. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120308/DA66977LOGO) The...

2012-05-17 06:28:17

DALLAS, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- International research firm Parks Associates reports 22% of U.S. broadband households currently would refuse to buy a "cloud copy" of digital media, while almost 30% would require a physical copy in addition to a cloud copy. Parks Associates and industry leaders will explore business models, profit strategies, and consumer interest for cloud services, storage, and computing at CONNECTIONS(TM) at TIA 2012, June 5-7, in Dallas, Texas. Cloud...

2012-05-15 06:27:47

DALLAS, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The record-breaking box office success of "The Avengers," in large part due to higher-priced 3D tickets, will increase consumer demand for access to 3D movies at home, according to analysts at Parks Associates. New research from the international firm shows U.S. 3D TV owners are satisfied with their TVs. A majority of them use their 3D TVs on a monthly basis, and 65% want access to more 3D movies. (Logo:...

2012-05-10 06:30:01

DALLAS, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Parks Associates research indicates cloud-based solutions will greatly expand the service market for U.S. small and medium businesses (SMBs), where currently only 21% use offsite data backup, 16% have used technical support, and 9% use virtual server solutions. Parks Associates and Waterstone Management Consulting will address market growth, new business models in SMB managed services, and the impact of the cloud during a special networking event, "SMB...

2012-05-08 06:29:27

DALLAS, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Parks Associates' latest global research finds Brazil is outpacing Russia, China, and India in its growth rate for pay-TV subscriptions and its household discretionary spending for movies, music, and games is nearly double that of China. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120307/MM66462LOGO) During 2011, pay-TV service subscriptions in Brazil increased by over 30%, and broadband service subscriptions grew by 20%, according to...

2012-05-03 06:29:50

DALLAS, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to international research firm Parks Associates, 59% of U.S. broadband households want access to on-demand YouTube content through their pay-TV service, with the growing number of smart TVs and connected devices driving interest in online video options. Parks Associates will present new smart TV and connected consumer electronics research, with new content strategies to capture consumer interest and new revenues, at CONNECTIONS(TM) at TIA 2012,...

2012-04-26 06:22:50

DALLAS, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Parks Associates will explore the implications of gesture and voice recognition technologies, including the growing popularity of offerings such as Apple's Siri and Microsoft's Kinect, in a special session at CONNECTIONS(TM): The Digital Living Conference and Showcase, co-located with TIA 2012: Inside the Network, June 5-7 in Dallas, Texas. The session "The Human TV Remote: Gesture and Voice Recognition," June 5 at 2:30 p.m., features executives from...

2012-04-25 06:22:35

DALLAS, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Parks Associates research finds two-thirds of U.S. consumers planning to purchase a smartphone are unwilling to pay more than $50 per month for mobile data plans while almost 50% of smartphone users do not know how much mobile data they use each month. The firm's analysts say these findings, from the report Mobile Data and Applications: Market Update, highlight the risks to mobile operators as they try to shift from unlimited to usage-based...

2012-04-24 06:24:32

DALLAS, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Parks Associates will host the complimentary webcast "New Developments in the Connected Home" on Thursday, April 26, 1:00 p.m. CDT. The webcast is a preview of the 16th Annual CONNECTIONS(TM): Digital Living Conference & Showcase at TIA 2012, June 5-7, in Dallas, Texas. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120307/MM66462LOGO) CONNECTIONS(TM) focuses on innovative solutions for the connected consumer and leading strategies to monetize...

2012-04-23 06:24:58

DALLAS, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Parks Associates today announced that Tom Kerber, Director, Research, Home Controls & Energy, will present at the 2012 Broadband Communities Summit in Dallas, Texas, April 24-26. Mr. Kerber will participate in the Smart Grids and the Business Case for Fiber session, part of the event's Editor's Choice Track program, on Tuesday, April 24, 10:20 a.m. CDT. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120307/MM66462LOGO) Parks...